He was previously assistant hotel manager (since 2015) and replaces the late Bevan McGillicuddy. His responsibilities include the management of the hotel’s overall operation, with a particular focus on the food and beverage department with two restaurants – Oceano and Miyazu – conference facilities of up to 700 guests, bar, room service and café, as well as a new conference facility.
Prior to his role at Rutherford Hotel Nelson, Alexander was general manager of Tuakau Hotel in North Waikato, restaurant manager at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in the Hawkes Bay and food and beverage manager at Peppers Manor House in New South Wales. Other roles include food and beverage manager for Rutherford Hotel Nelson back in 2010-2012, and positions at Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, The Lodge at Kauri Clis, Castle on the Hudson in New York, as well as various hospitality jobs in Germany and Austria. CLICK HERE for details.